Ohio State researchers develop clean coal energy

Published on NewsOK Published: February 20, 2013
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Michal Conger

Researchers at Ohio State University say they've discovered a way to create coal energy without the greenhouse gasses that have made coal a favorite target of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Instead of burning the coal, which releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, Ohio State professor Liang-Shih Fan and a team of student researchers chemically heated the coal in a sealed container that captured 99 percent of the carbon dioxide produced in the reaction.

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